Thirty Meter Telescope - Astronomy's next generation observatory. http://www.tmt.org/ en TMT Science Forum 2015: "Maximizing Transformative Science with TMT" http://www.tmt.org/news-center/tmt-science-forum-2015-maximizing-transformative-science-tmt <p>TMT announces the 2015 Science Forum titled &ldquo;Maximizing Transformative Science with TMT.&rdquo; The forum will be held June 23-25, 2015 at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) &amp; Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington D.C.</p> <p><a href="http://www.tmt.org/news-center/tmt-science-forum-2015-maximizing-transformative-science-tmt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Story Fri, 06 Mar 2015 20:06:11 +0000 gordon 1065 at http://www.tmt.org TMT Scientists Discuss Serious Science and Classroom Fun During Journey Through the Universe 2015 http://www.tmt.org/news-center/tmt-scientists-discuss-serious-science-and-classroom-fun-during-journey-through-universe <p>TMT will participate again at this year's Journey Through The Universe's Family Science Day and Astronomy Educators in the Classroom.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-nodereference"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/node/1060">JTTU 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.tmt.org/news-center/tmt-scientists-discuss-serious-science-and-classroom-fun-during-journey-through-universe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ha'ilono Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:15:57 +0000 gordon 1059 at http://www.tmt.org TMT Shakes Its Mirror http://www.tmt.org/news-center/tmt-shakes-its-mirror <p>During the week of January 26, 2015, the Thirty Meter Telescope performed a series of &quot;shake tests&quot; in El Segundo, California. A major earthquake was simulated to confirm that the telescope's mirror segments would survive without damage.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-nodereference"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gallery/video/tmt-earthquake-simulation"> TMT Earthquake Simulation</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.tmt.org/news-center/tmt-shakes-its-mirror" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Story Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:05:41 +0000 gordon 1058 at http://www.tmt.org THINK Fund at the Pauahi Foundation Scholarship Applications Now Available http://www.tmt.org/news-center/think-fund-pauahi-foundation-scholarship-applications-now-available <p>The THINK (The Hawaii Island New Knowledge) Fund application at the <a href="http://www.pauahi.org/think-fund/">Pauahi Foundation</a> opened on February 4, 2015. This is a new, multi-year scholarship fund for the Pauahi Foundation.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-nodereference"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gallery/miscellaneous/think-fund-pauahi-foundation-logo">THINK Fund at the Pauahi Foundation logo</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.tmt.org/news-center/think-fund-pauahi-foundation-scholarship-applications-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ha'ilono Sat, 14 Feb 2015 01:06:59 +0000 gordon 1057 at http://www.tmt.org TMT Open House at the American Astronomical Society (AAS) Meeting http://www.tmt.org/news-center/tmt-open-house-american-astronomical-society-aas-meeting <p>TMT will host an Open House at the annual American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting in Seattle, WA on Monday, 5 January, at 5:30 pm, in room 6B.</p> <p><a href="http://www.tmt.org/news-center/tmt-open-house-american-astronomical-society-aas-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Story Tue, 30 Dec 2014 18:32:35 +0000 gordon 1051 at http://www.tmt.org Hawaii's Astronomy Sector Brought an Economic Impact of $168 million in 2012 http://www.tmt.org/news-center/press/hawaiis-astronomy-sector-brought-economic-impact-168-million-2012 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-name-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pacific Business News </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 2014-12-23</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-label">Abstract:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Hawaii's astronomy sector generated a statewide economic impact of $168 million in 2012, and the Big Island was the major beneficiary, researchers at the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization have discovered.</p> <p>Using the latest available numbers, UHERO reported $88 million in astronomy-related expenditures in 2012, with $58 million of the spending and $92 million of the economic impact on the Big Island, where most of the state's telescopes are located.</p> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0000 gordon 1052 at http://www.tmt.org